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ABOUT US

The Growing Home is an educational center, model of sustainable living, and urban farm located in the eastern suburbs of Los Angeles. We seek to inspire others to re-think, re-imagine, and re-generate the suburban landscape to build a green & sustainable future. In working towards this goal, we hold classes & workshops, host community events, and offer consulting services.
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THE GROWING CLUB

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Interested in learning how to Grow Food? The Growing Club is our community & social learning club that works to connect people in our community together through social events, learning, sharing, and exchange. Every month The Growing Club hosts several events centered around a theme. All of our events are open to the general public, and Growing Club members receive discounted admission to all events.  If you are interested in becoming a member, head over to The Growing Club website.


January Theme: WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE

MONTHLY POTLUCK
“SLOW IT, SPREAD IT, SINK IT”
Restoring the Flow of Our Community Waters

Saturday, January 24th @ 3pm

Water is the foundation of life, yet each year Los Angeles pours millions and millions of gallon of pure rainwater down the drain. How can that water be captured, stored and used? How can we recycle used water? Melanie Winters, director of the non-profit coalition WATER LA will show us how she uses Urban Acupuncture to restore ecosystems and grow food with the right water moves.

 

MONTHLY FREE CLASS

SEEDS OF TRUTH
Wednesday, February 4 @ 6pm
What is an heirloom? What is a hybrid and what is a GMO? How can we regenerate seed diversity that is being lost?

MONTHLY WORKSHOP

ROMANTIC SEED SAVING 
Saturday, February 14 @ 10am
Learn how to saved seeds from your own garden to develop varieties adapted to your exact soil, climate, and growing conditions. Discount for couples.

NATURAL FOOD GARDENING
Wednesday, January 11 @ 6pm
A FREE Class for beginning and advanced gardeners looking to take a more ecological approach to growing food.


NEXT MONTH’S THEME: 
SEEDS OF HOPE
Reclaiming Our Common Heritage

SARVODAYA FARMS

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Sarvodaya Farms is our Community and Educational Farm based in Pomona, CA. The farm is currently under development, and will open to the public shortly. For more info, please see the Sarvodaya Farms website.

 

 

 

 

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CONSULTATIONS

Looking for help to start or enhance your own garden at home, restaurant, or place of business? We can help.  Please see our website drorganicgardener.com for more info on consultations.

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HERBAL PRODUCTS

We offer a variety of herbal products & seasonal dried fruits through our online Etsy store.  See whats available and load up on some local, organic goodies.

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